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2016 Grammys: Which country artists are nominated?

Posted at 8:50 AM, Dec 07, 2015

 The 2016 Grammy Awards nominees have been announced and country music is well represented.

Not only are a slew of Nashville's finest nominated across all of the country music categories, a few are also nominated for the show's cross-genre categories.

Listed below are the country artists, songs and albums nominated for 2016 Grammy Awards.

Album of the Year

Chris Stapleton - "Traveller"


Song of the Year

Little Big Town - "Girl Crush"


Best New Artist

Sam Hunt


Best Country Solo Performance

Cam - "Burning House"

Chris Stapleton - "Traveller"

Carrie Underwood - "Little Toy Guns"

Keith Urban - "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"

Lee Ann Womack - "Chances Are"


Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Brothers Osborne - "Stay A Little Longer"

Joey+Rory - "If I Needed You"

Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley & Eric Paslay - "The Driver"

Little Big Town - "Girl Crush"

Blake Shelton, Ft. Ashley Monroe - "Lonely Tonight"


Best Country Song

Lee Ann Womack - "Chances Are" (Hayes Carll, songwriter)

Tim McGraw - "Diamond Rings and Old Barstools" (Barry Dean, Luke Laird, Jonathan Singleton, songwriters)

Little Big Town - "Girl Crush" (Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Liz Rose, songwriters)

Brandy Clark - "Hold My Hand" (Brandy Clark, Mark Stephen Jones, songwriters)

Chris Stapleton - "Traveller" (Chris Stapleton, songwriter)


Best Country Album

Sam Hunt - "Montevallo"

Little Big Town - "Pain Killer"

Ashley Monroe - "The Blade"

Kacey Musgraves - "Pageant Material"

Chris Stapleton - "Traveller"


Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Various Artists - "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me"


Best Recording Package

Asleep at the Wheel - "Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys"


Best Album Notes

Tennessee Ernie Ford - "Portrait of An American Singer" (Ted Olson, album notes writer)


Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Dave Cobb (Producer: Chris Stapleton's "Traveller," A Thousand Horses' "Smoke" and Jason Ibell's "Something More Than Free")


Best American Roots Song

The Mavericks - "All Night Long" (Raul Malo, songwriter)

Merle Haggard & Don Henley - "The Cost of Living" (Don Henley, Stan Lynch, songwriters)

Punch Brothers - "Julep" (Chris Eldridge, Paul Kowert, Noam Pikelny, Chris Thile, Gabe Witcher, songwriters)

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - "The Traveling Kind" (Cory Chisel, Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, songwriters)

Jason Isbell - "24 Frames" (Jason Isbell, songwriter)


Best Americana Album

Brandi Carlile - "The Firewatcher's Daughter"

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - "The Traveling Kind"

Jason Isbell - "Something More Than Free"

The Mavericks - "Mono"

Punch Brothers - "The Phosphorescent Blues"


Best Bluegrass Album

The Steeldrivers - "The Muscle Shoals Recordings"

Ralph Stanley & Friends - "Man of Constant Sorrow"

Dale Ann Bradley - "Pocket Full of Keys"

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley - "Before the Sun Goes Down"

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver - "In Session"


Click here to see the full list of nominees.